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Soya Chunk Korma ~ A Afghani Curry {Around the World Series}


Around the world from A to Z.

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  • 1Tbs ginger garlic paste
  • 1Big onion chopped
  • 1Cup yogurt
  • 1Cup soya chunks
  • 3Tbs chana dal
  • 2Tomatoes chopped
  • 2Green mirchi's
  • 2Tsp red chilli powder {Adjust as needed}
  • 5 Sour plums pre soaked
  • 1Tsp garam masala powder {Optional}
  • 1/2Tsp turmeric
  • 1/2Cup water
  • 3Tbs oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Few coriander springs to garnish


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

- Heat pan with oil. Allow oil to warm up.
- Add ginger garlic paste to pan & saute them for few seconds.
- Add onions to pan & cook them to translucent.
- Now add soya chunks followed by yogurt to pan.
- Sprinkle turmeric powder & salt to the ingredients.
- Now cook with a closed lid for 2mins.
- Add chana dal, tomatoes , sour plums, green chili's, chili powder,garam masala & 1/2Cup water powder to pan.
- Mix them well & cook with a closed lid for 6mins to 7mins. Adjust salt & chilli powder if needed.
- Cook with open lid & allow the gravy to become thicker.
- Garnish with chopped coriander & qorma is ready to serve.


- As mentioned garam masala powder is optional.
- Additional water is added to cook soya chunks perfectly.
- You can cook soya chunks before & add them to the curry or cook it directly in the curry as I have done.
- You can replace sour plums with 1Tsp amchur powder.

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